In this episode of Life Lines, we talk to David Vesely, a professor
at the University of South Florida and chief of endocrinology,
diabetes and metabolism at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in
Tampa. Dr. Vesely talks about his research investigating the use of
heart hormones as a treatment for cancer. He has just finished
trials with mice and hopes to begin human trials this year.
Dr. Vesely will present his research during a symposium at the
Experimental Biology conference, which will take place in April in
The music you hear at the beginning and end of Life Lines is from
Body Notes, composed by APS member Hector Rasgado-Flores and
performed by the San Diego Chamber Orchestra.